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Name Radiant Elementary Honors Coal Mining Heritage of Community

Waukee Community School District Board of Education considered four potential names before choosing one that paid homage to the coal mining history of the community. On November 28, the Board voted to name its ninth elementary school Radiant Elementary.

“Very few school districts in Iowa have ever experienced the type... Read More

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New Apparel Website: Warrior Mall

Waukee Community School District has launched a new apparel website. You can now purchase spirit wear anytime through the district’s new online store, Warrior Mall. A portion of all sales made through Warrior Mall will go back to the district’s activity fund.

Warrior Mall will not replace any pre-existing stores... Read More

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Board Reviews District’s 5 Year Financial Forecast

Board Members reviewed the district’s five-year financial forecast at the October 10 Board of Education Meeting. Gary Sinclair with Forecast5 led the discussion.

Forecast5 is a financial planning program that allows interaction with a full spectrum of assumptions in order to project a district’s financial position. These projections are made... Read More

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Waukee Foundation Scholarship Annual Food Drive November 1-18

The Waukee Foundation Food Drive has been driving donations for the Waukee Area Christian Food Pantry for the last 11 years. The food pantry feeds over 100 families each month, with that number growing every year. The demographics of our community are changing, as are the needs of our community.... Read More

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Natalie Franke Selected as Award Finalist

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Natalie Franke

Over 20 years of teaching, second grade teacher Natalie Franke has made it her goal to transform the way students perceive math.

In recognition of her dedication Franke was nominated as an Iowa finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. These awards are... Read More

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Name change: ParentOnline is Now SchoolCafe

Waukee Community School District’s nutrition software, ParentOnline, recently changed its name to SchoolCafe.

SchoolCafe works very similar to ParentOnline. Parents will still be able to view their child’s nutrition account, monitor/set spending limits, and view account history through SchoolCafe.

If you have an existing ParentOnline account you DO NOT need... Read More

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Join the Waukee Community Schools Foundation Board of Directors

Are you looking to serve teachers and students on a district-wide level? The Waukee Community Schools Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit that supports the students and teachers of the Waukee Community School District. They are looking for parents within the district who are interested in serving on the Foundation’s Board of... Read More
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Don’t Miss a Notification, Troubleshooting with SchoolMessenger

Only three days left until the first day of school, Tuesday, August 23. The district will be using SchoolMessenger to send building level and staff notifications. SchoolMessenger fully integrates with PowerSchool, so there is no list for parents to sign up for. If you think you’re not receiving building notifications... Read More

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Heart of Waukee – 2016-17 All-Staff Kickoff

What if, a community deeply rooted in the beauty of possibilities and intoxicated by perpetual change, creates Waukee, a world of Warriors that care about people’s stories and fosters one another’s strengths, ideas and ingenuity, to make the world more awesome and move forward with conviction and purpose as we... Read More

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Focus On Excellence – Welcome to Another Great School Year!

David J. Wilkerson, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools

David J. Wilkerson, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools

Welcome to the 2016/17 school year! It was 100 years ago, on July 29, 1916, that the vote was held to consolidate several rural school districts into what is now the Waukee Community School District. 187 men voted in that election. Do you... Read More

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